Name: Elli

Origin and Meaning of the Name Elli

  • Meaning:
    Old age
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (ELL lee)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Elli)
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Miscellaneous Info for Elli

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  • Used in:
    Finnish and German speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The name was borne in Norse mythology by an old woman from Utgard, with whom Thor unsuccessfully wrestled. The giant Utgard-Loki later told Thor that he never had a chance because Elli was really the personification of old age in disguise, and no one can victorious over old age.
    Elli may also be a German pet form of Elizabeth and a Finnish pet form of Eleonoora.

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